Police Arraign Commercial Driver for Alleged Manslaughter in Osun

By obp001 • 2 weeks ago • 4592 views • 468 comments

A 29-year-old man, Isiaka Adebayo, was yesterday arraigned before Osun State Magistrate Court in Osogbo over alleged manslaughter.

This is coming as the state Magistrate Court in the state capital yesterday ordered the remand of six accused persons, Tobiloba Isaac Jolaoso, 27, Ladiva Aije, 22, Juliet Semion, 24, Ahmed Olasunkanmi, 23, Adeniran Eritosin, 29, and Tunde Jimoh, 27 over alleged recording of obscene video at the Osun-Osogbo shrine.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Akintunde Jacob, told the court that the accused person committed the offense on September 10, 2020, at about 1p.m. at Aregbe junction, Ogo Oluwa in Osogbo.

The prosecutor alleged that the accused person, a driver of one unregistered Suzuki Carry Mini DYNA, did drive the vehicle in a manner which was dangerous, and consequently caused the death of one Mustapha Kabiru of No 6 Fadilulahi Area of Osogbo.

Akintunde further disclosed that the accused person drove the aforementioned vehicle on the highway without vehicle licence and road worthiness

However, he stated that the offence committed by the accused person is contrary to and punishable under section 27, 21(b),142 and 139 Cap 548 of RTA Laws of Nigeria 2012.

The accused person however pleaded not guilty to the allegations slammed against him, as the defence counsel, Lukuman Adeleke, applied for the bail of the accused person in most liberal term.

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